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Itinerary

Begin your full-day trip to Bulgaria with a departure from your hotel in Bucharest in the morning. Travel by air-conditioned car or minibus to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. Explore the medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo with your guide. Here you can observe the Tsaravets Fortress, a fortification from the Middle Ages.

Continue on and visit the St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, which is carved into a cliff and still inhabited. Go to Arbanasi Village and admire the medieval architecture.

At the conclusion of your day trip, travel back to Bucharest in your vehicle and arrive at you Bucharest hotel.

Locations visited
Tsarevets Fortress
Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of God
Mr. Tripp
Overview

Explore Bulgaria hassle-free from Bucharest on this full-day tour with a guide. Travel directly from your Bucharest hotel to Veliko Tarnovo in an air-conditioned car or minibus. Explore St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, Tsaravets Fortress, and Arbanasi Village with included entry tickets. Enjoy hotel drop-off in Bucharest at the end of the day.

Highlights
  • Learn about Bulgaria from a guide
  • Travel comfortably by air-conditioned car or minibus
  • Depart from your hotel in the morning and return after the tour
  • Admire the beautiful Basarabov Monastery and Tsaravets Fortress
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Excellent

Arrived in Bucharest and decided to do tours till our river cruise started.. chose this one based on reviews and we’re not disappointed . Rodica was excellent guide, talking not only Bulgarian history but also Romanian. Choices of attractions and restaurants and nonstop history lessons...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Day trip to Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo) - Mesmerizing Views

One of the best day trips we have had on our European Trip this July 2018. The staff at Mr. Tripp are all helpful from booking the tour up until during our tour. Highly recommend Roxanna as she was really helpful and sweet. What more...More

Thank The A
Reviewed 29 June 2018
Great quick trip to Bulgaria

My tour guide/driver was great. The tour was fun and I got some great photos. There's quite a bit of uneven walking, stairs and uphill walks, so I would not necessarily recommend this for people with any physical issues or for younger children. The drive...More

1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed 24 June 2018
Pleased I booked with Mr Tripp

Booked 2 full day tours with Mr Tripp. Paid in local currency at their Bucharest office. Thoroughly enjoyed both tours - clean , comfortable vehicles and both guides spoke excellent English. Pick up and Drop off at the Sheraton Hotel. Especially enjoyed the tour to...More

2  Thank EdgewoodToronto
Reviewed 20 June 2018
Day tours

Our guide, Rodica, and our driver, Lucean, made this day tour into Bulgaria a special event. The transport in a minivan with a small number of passengers was a bonus. The knowledge imparted on Romania and Bulgaria was very enlightening and interesting. The restaurant where...More

Thank Jenny B
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Response from Jill F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a border crossing point. You will need your passport. These days they don't always stamp; sometimes they just scan. (Sad -- I used to like collecting them!) Anyway, what I wanted to add here is that you... More
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24 May 2018|
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Response from Tanja G | Reviewed this property |
Take a day trip to see the castles and go check out Tsarevets Fortress. Some wonderful shopping in the small town also
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